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Date: Thursday, 31 May, 2018 - 10:15
Category: General
Scotsburn board game

The Scotsburn Leadership Group has been busy putting the finishing touches on a fantastic new initiative - their Fire Game, “Should I Stay or Should I Go Be Prepared”.

The game will be launched to local schools in the coming weeks.

Date: Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 13:00
Category: Community

Moorabool Shire Council has committed an ongoing $100,000 to planting new and replacement trees across the Shire. Council is responsible for the management and maintenance of over 18,000 urban and reserve trees.

Date: Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 13:00
Category: Community


Council is excited to announce that we now have EFTPOS facilities at our Bacchus Marsh and Ballan Transfer Stations.

Our cash payment facilities will remain available for your convenience.

Please note: we do not accept Amex or Diners Club Cards.

Date: Thursday, 10 May, 2018 - 12:00
Category: Project update


This week, substantial sections on both the north and south sides have been completed (bar installation of street furniture and some minor ancillary works) and opened up, after asphalting was completed mid-week.

Date: Thursday, 10 May, 2018 - 11:00
Category: Child and Family Health

Moorabool Shire Council is offering free Flu Vaccinations for all children aged 6 months to under 5 Years of age. Flu vaccinations for children under 5 years require two doses given a month apart.  We will be holding vaccination sessions for the children under 5 on, 9 June 2018 (first dose

Date: Friday, 20 April, 2018 - 16:30
Category: Project update
Town: Ballan

Following significant community consultation, streetscape works in Inglis Street, Ballan are in progress.

The consultation with the community confirmed that their preferences for footpath materials, street plantings and street furniture were incorporated into the works.

Date: Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 14:15
Category: General
garbage truck

Due to the public holidays over the the Easter period, there will be several changes to our bin collection: 

Western Zone – South of Old Melbourne Road

Bins that are scheduled to be collected on

Good Friday - Friday 30 March 2018

Date: Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 13:45
Category: General
Hills near bacchus marsh

Do you have a business intiative that will take place within Moorabool Shire? 

Will your initiative increase visitation and/or economic activity?

Date: Monday, 19 March, 2018 - 14:15
Category: General
Cartoon of belly dancer

We have many activities planned to celebrate Harmony Week (18 to 24 March)

Date: Sunday, 18 March, 2018 - 09:00
Category: Roads
Town: Ballan

Ballan Autumn Festival is on this Sunday 18 March! Head to Ballan to enjoy this fabulous day out! Please be aware that there are some road closures on the day of the Event! Inglis Street (The Main Street of Ballan) will be closed from 5.15am until 7pm.